This guy is just a tool. How in the hell he managed to get a degree at Oxford I'll never know? He is just a bog standard right wing village idiot. I've checked his blog (which produces a similar sensation to removing your eyes with some pliars, and polishing the exposed optic nerves with rusty barbed wire) and this is what I found:
liberal satirists rarely do the job satirists are supposed to do because they invariably go for the lazy target. They’ll mock the “Christian right” or “the Moral Majority”, but never dangerous topics like political Islam, or, say, the wilder excesses of black American religious demagogues:
Some of that may be argubly true, but right wing "satirists" often pick on lazy targets, you know asylum seekers, single mums, poor people etc. So don't chuck stones in the old greenhouse mate.
[shows like]The News Quiz, which appears to occupy a parallel universe in which Margaret Thatcher’s evil Conservatives are still in power and can only be defeated by the rapier put downs of Socialist comedian Jeremy Hardy.
original isn't he.
When was the last time the extreme right caused significant damage to life, property, or anything else, ever? (And no. I’m certainly not allowing you the Nazis who were, of course, National Socialists).
Remeber this guy.
Or this guy.
or this guy:
or how about this guy
Right-wing extremism is a mythical left-liberal bogeyman, nothing more.
I'm sure all that shit that went down in Latin America in the 60s to the 80's was all just pretend. Tit